The Ph.D. Career Planning Series presents:
Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Research
Workshop led by Andy Goodman
Director, The Goodman Center
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Space is limited! Please RSVP above!
- What are the five most commonly made mistakes in presenting (and how to avoid them)?
- What are the three things audiences want most from a presentation?
- How can you structure and deliver presentations to maximize audience engagement?
Andy Goodman is a nationally recognized author, speaker and consultant in the field of public interest communications. Along with Storytelling as Best Practice, he is author of Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes and Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes. He also publishes a monthly journal, free-range thinking, to share best practices in the field.
He has been invited to speak at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton, as well as at major foundation and nonprofit conferences. In 2007, he was selected by Al Gore to train 1,000 volunteers who are currently conducting presentations on global warming throughout the US and around the world. And in 2008, he co-founded The Goodman Center.
The Ph.D. Career Planning Series is a collaborative project of:
- Academic Services, UCLA Graduate Division
- The California NanoSystem Institute (CNSI)
- The Society of Postdoctoral Scholars at UCLA
- David Geffen School of Medicine, Office of Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars